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7 Ways to Add Luxury in the Kitchen

The kitchen is truly the heart of the home, and it is no secret that DMM loves to design them. The best thing about remodeling or creating a custom kitchen is that it combines practicality and function with beauty and design. Adding simple features like lighting and built-ins can make the space work better for […]

Making the Case for Custom built-ins

The simple beauty of building your own home is the option to customize features in every room. At DMM, we have become experts in adding custom shelving or cabinets to your home that enhance its functionality and visual appeal. We do everything – from a bookshelf in the kids’ room to the floor-to-ceiling media unit. […]

Trends in 2017 – Kitchen & Bath

In 2017, clients come to DMM for what’s fresh in kitchens and bathrooms. From the perfect stone countertops to the drawer-pull details, we will make your dream home design a reality. When renovating and remodeling, our top priority is improving the look, layout, and functionality of the existing space. For those preparing for retirement, we […]

Healthier Building Materials

Homebuyers are researching and asking for products that are “green” or “organic” and do not use the glues and chemicals that produce toxic fumes.  There is also a move away from plastic.  More homes have allergy-free features, such as HEPA air filters and materials that do not off-gas or release chemical fumes.

253 Egret Street

– Three bedroom – Two full baths – Custom master closet – Custom cabinets – Granite counter tops – An amazing floor plan – Large rear porch – Two car garage with epoxy floors

Trends in 2014 – Wired

Integrating smart technology into home design is important to homeowners.  Currently, most are asking for appliances, lights, and alarm systems that can be controlled from their smart phones.  Little details, like outlets with built in USB chargers or digital command centers are becoming mainstream.  And, many homeowners are asking for Ethernet wire to be run […]

Trends in 2014 – Made in the USA

Consumers are placing more value on American made products, and homeowners are asking for American made building materials as well.  Smart businesses will be touting their red, white and blue roots hoping to connect with homeowners who prefer to buy “Made in the USA” rather than from an overseas competitor.  Comsumer Reports sees this as one […]

Trends for 2014 – Indoor & Outdoor Living

Architects and builders are being asked to create outdoor spaces as part of the overall home design with sliding glass doors that lead to outdoor “rooms” for entertaining, such as dining rooms, kitchens, or integrated guest quarters.  Pools are being integrated into landscaping, and homeowners are asking for heating and cooling systems that can be […]

Trends for 2014 – Storm Proof Architecture

From hurricane shutters to raised houses, traditional Louisiana architecture has evolved with an understanding that we live in a place where hurricanes happen.  But now in this post-Katrina era, homeowners build and renovate with an eye towards how their homes will withstand a major storm.  Homes are being designed to better stand up to the […]

Trends for 2014 – Mission Control Style Kitchens

In the past, the kitchen was built towards the back of the house and attached to the garage.  In the past two decades, builders have seen the kitchen become more and more of a focal point in the design and architecture of the house.  Almost like a hub, kitchens are now placed in the center […]

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